Beihang University or 北京航空航天大学 (BUAA) - public higher education institution in China. BUAA was established in 1952. It has an urban campus located in Beijing.

University ranking. In the recent years Beihang University has a stable position in the top 20 universities of China and does not plan to give it away. Beihang University is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings. The most popular programs of BUAA are: «Engineering and Technology», «Natural Science», «Computer Science».

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to enroll to the university. The academic schedule is divided into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 3,640 USD per year. BUAA is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 4,368 USD per year of study. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. It is important to check for current tuition fees on ( with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. Beihang University is classified as a large university with more than 27,000 concurrent students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. At BUAA there are about 2% of foreigners. The teaching staff consists of more than 2000 specialists. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of BUAA. The university has a functioning library. For those who require accommodations dormitories on and off campus are offered. On campus the students can use the sports facilities provided by the university. It is a member of Project 211, as well as Project 985.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1952
Abbreviation BUAA
Teachers 1,998
Students 27,231
Foreigners 2%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
Ability, together with Integrity; Practice, in conformity with Truth and Moral Beliefs
• Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China
• Project 211
• Project 985
World ranking 327
Country ranking 17
Quality of teaching 301
Citations per Faculty 244
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology 253
Natural Science 360
Ranking in world by discipline
Computer Science 101
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 327
QS World University Rankings 383
ARWU Academic Ranking 301
Cost of living in Beijing
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 358 654
Food 147 263
Transportation 23 55
Communications and utilities 35 39
Clothing 25 92
Sports and leisure 32 110
Total 620 1,212
Accommodation in Beijing USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 361
Shared room in city centre 661
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 464
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 841
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة بكين
German Universität für Luft- und Raumfahrt Peking
Spanish Universidad de Beihang
French Université Beihang
Japanese 北京航空航天大学
Korean 북경항공항천대학
Portuguese Universidade de Beihang
Russian Пекинский университет авиации и космонавтики
Chinese 北京航空航天大学
Location on map
Universities related to Beihang University
Universities in this city
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491Tsinghua University4,368 USD5,678 USD
552Peking University4,659 USD5,241 USD
2138Beijing Normal University5,000 USD5,000 USD
47425Beijing Institute of Technology3,000 USD7,000 USD
51028Renmin University of China
Universities in this country
Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
491Tsinghua UniversityBeijing4,368 USD5,678 USD
552Peking UniversityBeijing4,659 USD5,241 USD
793Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghai3,610 USD3,610 USD
1004Fudan UniversityShanghai3,348 USD3,348 USD
1045Zhejiang UniversityHangzhou4,338 USD4,338 USD